Charles Mingus



Charles Mingus

Rating
Active
1943 to 1979
Born
April 22, 1922 in Nogales
Died
January 5, 1979
Location
Los Angeles, California, United States
Biography
Charles Mingus Jr. (April 22, 1922 – January 5, 1979) was an American jazz double bassist, composer and bandleader. His compositions retained the hot and soulful feel of hard bop, drawing heavily from black gospel music and blues, while sometimes containing elements of Third Stream, free jazz, and classical music. He once cited Duke Ellington and church as his main influences. Mingus espoused collective improvisation, similar to the old New Orleans jazz parades, paying particular attention to how each band member interacted with the group as a whole.

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Debut Rarities, vol. 1

Debut Rarities, vol. 1

Charles Mingus April 26, 2019

13 Tracks

Mingus Ah Um

Mingus Ah Um

Charles Mingus February 26, 2019

9 Tracks

AH UM - 50th Anniversary (Legacy Edition)

AH UM - 50th Anniversary (Legacy Edition)

Charles Mingus February 26, 2019

22 Tracks

Mingus at the Bohemia

Mingus at the Bohemia

Charles Mingus February 26, 2019

8 Tracks

Ah Um

Ah Um

Charles Mingus February 26, 2019

12 Tracks

Mingus Dynasty

Mingus Dynasty

Charles Mingus February 26, 2019

6 Tracks

Alternate Takes

Alternate Takes

Charles Mingus February 26, 2019

6 Tracks

East Coasting (Remastered 2013)

East Coasting (Remastered 2013)

Charles Mingus February 26, 2019

6 Tracks

The Clown

The Clown

Charles Mingus February 26, 2019

6 Tracks

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